Waterford man arrested after alleged racist tirade in Texas

(WTNH) — A Waterford man is arrested and accused of going on a racist tirade in Texas.

South Padre Island Police arrested Alexander Downing last week. They responded to a disturbance at a hotel.

Downing allegedly yelled at a family on the beach outside of the hotel, referring to the fact that they’re Muslims.

He is now facing charges and is accused of being drunk in public.